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The official Colombian Currency is the Colombian Peso;
Notes come in Denominations of 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 and 100,000 (NEW)
Coins come in 20, 50,100, 200, 500 and 1,000(new) peso denominations;
For current conversion rates
Here are the obverse and reverse of the current Colombian Peso notes and coins.
Be cautious at night or in dark areas as the $10 and the $1 can look very similar. Just remember the $10 is the only bill with the face of a lady on it!
Liberal party martyr
Jorge Eliércer Gaitán on the 1,000 peso note
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In 2012, the Colombian Government introduced the 1,000 Peso coin and will be phasing out the 1,000 Peso note in circulation.